Kapotaputa, Kapotapuṭa, Kapota-puta: 1 definition
Kapotaputa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Academia.edu: Ayurveda and Pharmaceutics (rasashastra)
In the Kapotapuṭa eight cow-dung cakes are used produce heat.
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 3 - Burning pits (puta or samputa) < [Chapter VI - Laboratory equipment]
Part 1 - Alchemical apparatus (yantra) < [Chapter VI - Laboratory equipment]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)